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september for killing his 16-year-old girlfriend, her parents and another girl in virginia. he entered a plea agreement in a virginia courtroom in exchange for a 20-year sentence. >>> students in novato return to class since an -- since another student was killed by a drunk driver. the victim was a junior at novato high school. he was one of five teenagers in a bmw that crashed just before balloon on friday into a truck loaded with live cattle. police say they found empty beer cans and empty liquor bottles inside the car. >> i was stunned. i was disappointed about the choice made. >> i find it really remarkable that -- that they would leave during school hours even if it was only at lunch to do that. >> the 16-year-old driver is now under arrest. he's facing several charges, including vehicular manslaughter and dui. coming up at 6:00, allie rasmus will tell us why state investigators are now involved in how the crash has school officials rethinking their campus policy. >>> at least one in six accidents were caused by those using cell phones. the ntsb reports that more than 5400 people
for an agreement on an independent palestinian state. >>> two suspects in the oakland killing of a virginia man here for a job interview have is pleaded not guilty. authorities say george huggins shot and killed 45-year-old gin hong kang after allegedly robbing him of just $17. investigators say the suspect's girlfriend,al thea house -- althea haasly, was not present. >>> this afternoon, the attorneys for the man accused of killing a bay area journalist will be in court to plead their case to move the trial to los angeles. yusef bey iv is accused of ordering a codefendant to gun dawn chancily bailey in oakland -- to gun down chancily bailey in oakland three years ago. they say the publicity prevent them from getting a fair trial. >>> a dramatic rescue today in the waters off richmond. >> reporter: from richmond, it's a trip they've made hundreds of times without incident. find out why this fishing trip was different. >>> a chilly cold start to the day. we're going to tell you what's forming that will bring a change to the forecast. >>> and rumors or reality? we'll check on the threat of a sicko
a skeptical american public about the benefits of his healthcare reform. he weak from a virginia to highlight those who have been helped by this reform. among them, free preventive care like mammograms and cholesterol screening, coverage for young adults on their parents' health plan until age 26 and coverage for people -- coverage for people when they get sick. >> this is something we could not ignore. we could not ignore it because the cost of healthcare has been escalating faster than just about anything else. >> other big changes such as the requirement to have health insurance and the creation of purchasing pools don't kick in until 2013. even though it was passed months ago a new "associated press" poll reveals 40% are opposed to this and 0% are in favor. democrats -- 30% are in favor. democrats are hoping as that he lorne more about the law that -- learn more about the law that that will grow. >>> grief counselors are on hand after a 17-year-old student was gunned down. police say the unidentified boy was shot and killed around 6:30 last night in the 1200 block of macarthur boulevard.
in november. they gathered around a table at a hardware store in suburban virginia to unveil their 21 page pledge to america. they say they will use this as a guide if they gain a majority of seats in the midterm elections. critics say it's a return to failed economic policies that led to the economic crisis and will do nothing to create jobs or eliminate the deficit. this is a partial list of the republican agenda. to repeal health care reforms, to extend tax cuts for the rich and slash government spending. to end the stimulus program which officially ends on october 8th. and also include a promise to promote traditional marriage and oppose abortion. significant changes to the health care system kick in today after the reform bill was narrowly approved in congress last spring. ktvu has details on what these changes mean to some people here in the bay area. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. children and people with lifetime illnesses. this program sees dozens of diabetics each day. some are on other forms of insurance. those having private insurance will no longer have a lifetim
to visit to the home district of a virginia congressman today to make some points about the economy and the upcoming election. with that in mind, the president visited the fairfax, virginia home of a family hit home by the economicdown turn. the congressman there is in a tough reelection fight. mr.obama said the stimulus plan helped to stop the economic free fall but admitted there's more work to be done. >>> wall street had global economic news and started a week with a rally. the stocks posted their eighth gain in nine trading days. investors responded to word that china says it's economy remains robust. the dow jones gained 81 points. the nasdaq picked up 43. >>> a new survey of credit scores indicates californians have reduced their credit card debt but at the same time their credit ratings have gone down as well. san francisco base credit karma said today that credit card debt is down 6% for california consumers since the start of the year, but credit scores are down by an average of two points in that same time period. nationally, the average debt on credit card was more than
a business license. >>> president obama made a point to visit to the home district of a virginia congressman today to make some points about the economy and the upcoming election. with that in mind, the president visited the fairfax, virginia home of a family hit home by the economicdown turn. the congressman there is in a tough reelection fight. mr.obama said the stimulus plan helped to stop the economic free fall but admitted there's more work to be done. >>> wall street had global economic news and started a week with a rally. the stocks posted their eighth gain in nine trading days. investors responded to word that china says it's economy remains robust. the dow jones gained 81 points. the nasdaq picked up 43. >>> a new survey of credit scores indicates californians have reduced their credit card debt but at the same time their credit ratings have gone down as well. san francisco base credit karma said today that credit card debt is down 6% for california consumers since the start of the year, but credit scores are down by an average of two points in that same time period. nationally, th
identified. on saturday night 45-year-old virginia mirney was with her husband friend ons patio boat docked in back of her home. hen the friends left her husband says he went to bed leaving her each household loan on the boat. when he woke up sunday morning he found his wife in the water. the sheriff's office says it each household peers the group had been drinking but investigators don't know if that contributed to her death. >>> attorney for the man accused of killing bay area journalist chaunce will be in court. defense attorneys claim intense media coverage prevents the defendants from getting a fair trial in alameda county. >>> 6:35 is the time. let's go back to sal who is following this boat, possibly a person in the water. >> reporter: we have new information. some sort of a boat here that was in trouble. news chopper 2 is showing the pictures of the boat. four people according to coast guard were transported to local hospitals. we don't know the extent of their injuries. this just happened about 20 minutes ago. they got the people off the boat and took them to shore and from there t
-old virginia myrna was with her husband and friends on a boat. her husband said he went to bed leaving her alone on the boat. the sheriff's office says it appears the group had been drinking but investigators don't know if that contributed to her death. >>> today attorney for the man accused of killing bay area journalist chauncey bailey will make their case removing to trial to los angeles. defense attorneys are claiming intense media coverage prevents their clients from getting a fair trial. >>> we're keeping a close eye this morning on muni because of an operator sick out. >> reporter: i've spoken to a couple of different operators about the potential for a sick out. remind me me there's there yard. the buses are generally taken from the top first and the bottom second. it's a little difficult the tell if there's a sick out. it came from a flier circulating among operators earlier this month. it's not exactly scientific survey but only one of the four operators i've been able to speak with this morning said they have seen it. the operators are protesting recent changes to a new fee for
to be executed in the u.s. in five years was put to death tonight in virginia. teresa williams died by lethal injection. witnesses said she looked frightened and nervous as she entered the death chamber. at one point it appeared a corrections officer tried to calm her down. williams was accused of the planning to kill her husband and stepson so she could collect on their life insurance. >>> the attempts to lure five children have taken place in the last week and a half. brentwood police say a man tried to lure children by telling them their parents asked him to walk them to their soccer game. similar incidents have taken place near walnut creek. >> if anyone comes up that you do not know, don't go with them. no matter how convincing they are, do not go with somebody you do not know. >> reporter: police say the cases in different cities appear to be unrelated, all three men reportedly have different descriptions. >>> the pleasanthill bart station is getting a new name. bart directors approved changing it to the pleasanthill the contra costa center bart station. the idea is to better represent
this afternoon with a meeting with voters in richmond, virginia. a new field poll shows that in california, a heavily dam state, voters give president obama higher marks than voters nationwide. the field poll shows 53% of likely california voters think the president is doing a good job compared with 45% of all u.s. voters. still, about the same number said the nation is heading in the wrong direction. >>> 7:46. it's almost one year since anthony batts came oakland's new police chief. so how is the city doing and how has the department changed? chief batts is in the studio with us. thanks for being here. >> aappreciate you allowing me to come. it will be a year the end of the -- of october. >> i was with you when you took over in long beach and now you are here. it's been an eventful year, a lot of things have happened. as you size it up, just as a capsule, how would you size up a year in oakland. >> i think oakland is kind of interesting. where i came from there's ebbs and flows. oakland is on all of the time. i think we've improved as an organization. crime is down, the murder rate is dow
. >> the president will wrap up a four state tour this afternoon with a meeting with voters in richmond, virginia. >>> a new field poll shows california voters give president obama higher marks than those across the country. the poll shows 53% of voters think the president is doing a good job, compared to 45% of all u.s. voters. still about the same number says the nation is heading in the wrong direction. >>> former president jimmy carter will stay in the hospital a little longer. a little while ago doctors at a cleveland hospital said he needs additional observation after he spent the night in the hospital. he was rushed there yesterday after he developed an upset stomach during a flight from atlanta to cleveland. he was in cleveland to promote his new book. >> today is the 91st day with no state budget. negotiators say there is still several sticking points to reaching a deal. the governor and legislative leaders cancelled their meeting yesterday. still unresolved issues include a business tax break pushed by republicans, pension reform and school funding. >>> even while the budget embase cont
of the day. drew dudsick with a swing pass to sullivan for james madison. that's virginia tech, sullivan is running through. the dukes pull off the 21-16 stuner. two weeks ago they were talking about a national championship. tonight they are 0-2. >>> a key player locked up long- term by the 49ers as they approach the start of the new season. we will tell you about that when sports wrap conditions continues. and we will show introducing the samsung fascinate powered by verizon. super amoled screen. six-axis 3d gaming and access to thousands of free apps. all in one ultra-thin package. you want it, we got it. the samsung fascinate. only at verizon. . >> it took only 59 minutes this evening for kyle cleaning centers to become the first woman in almost a decade to win the u.s. open tennis championship. some heavy hitters were on hand to see her take on her when it was over. klijsters gets her so stretched out she nearly does the splits. made it look even easier in the second point. at match point winning the second set 6-1 for the second year in a row. kim clijsters shares this with her two
adventures of virginia to sell seats on it's space vehicle. boeing plans to take astronauts to the international space station by 2015 and to a proposed private space station built by bigolow air space of las vegas. richard branson is expected to be the first to offer regular space tours next year. >>> a milestone tonight, what bp is doing at the scene of that gulf oil spill and what it means. >>> find out what the bay area's tunnel project tops the list released today. >>> the connection between air pollution and heart attacks. we'll explain when we come back. >>> new at 6:00, we're looking into another bay area neighborhood with a high risk pipeline. what some say is getting in the way of preventing a disaster similar to the san bruno explosion. >>> plus -- >> reporter: an francisco restaurant workers call for a massive overhaul in the way they are living. many live in extremely tight quarters in places like this. >>> more details on the accident involving five bay area high school students. and an explanation that might reveal what went wrong. tonight on ktvu channel 2 ne
in las vegas. the bike was built by hard core choppers of sterling, virginia, and features a six-speed transmission and a 100- horsepower engine. proceeds will benefit the fisher house foundation, which helps provide free housing for military families who have someone being treated at a military hospital. >> very interesting. sal, that will help get through the morning commute. >> what's that? you know, i probably wouldn't ride my suit riding one of those. but i think i'd look pretty cool. >>> northbound 280 looking pretty good. i hope, though, they wouldn't lay it down. if you're a motorcycle rider, there's going to be a day when you lay that motorcycle down. unfortunately. traffic is moving well in both directions. no major problems heading south. also, westbound bay bridge, getting more crowded. this is where the traffic starts to turn if you will. westbound coming into san francisco. there have been no major problems on the way into the city. and they didn't do some of that road work that they normally do. it's wide open for you, into san francisco. let's take a live look at
. it was built by hard core choppers of sterling, virginia. it has a 6-seed -- six-speed transmission. proceeds will benefit fisher foundation, they offer free housing for military families who have a military member being treated at the hospital. >>> we have new details on the list of the 100 highest-risk natural gas pipelines here in the bay area. >> we spoke about the dangerous pipelines. we'll bring you a live report
. >>> a woman in virginia was the first woman executed in the united states in five years. 41-year-old teresa louis was put to death by lethal injection at the greensville correctional center last night. she was convicted of airpging the deaths of her husband and stepson to get $250,000 in life insurance mon. >> italy will no longer useful body scanners at airports. after a six month investigation their government is scrapping the program deeming the use of the machines slow and ineffective. >>> a u.s. astronaut and two russian cosmonauts will be at least one day late returning to earth. they were already aboard the capsule supposed to bring them home when there was a problem opening hooks and latches. that is the second problem in three months with docking or undocking russian spacecraft at the station. >> thai 6:47. palo alto based facebook apologizes for the worst teg enology outage in four years. a lot of facebook users could not get to their account for up to two and a half hours yesterday. 25% were getting a message that said failure. facebook said there was a problem with an error che
before dinner after returning from virginia. >> it was like 100 degrees then we just got back today and the afternoon we were surprised it was feeling similar to that here. >> i am fine with the heat. it is a lot better than back east. i am okay with it. >> pg&e said it put strain on equipment resulting in power outages in brent wood, walnut creek and san leandro. maureen nail or. >>> the warm weather prompted bay area air quality regulators to have a spare the air day tomorrow. smog and pollution will reach unhealthy levels. >> we've issued spare the air alert to remind people to protect health, car pool, take transit, work from home just try to reduce your time on the road. >> air quality officials say a spare the air day serves two purposes, first lets people know the air is unhealthy and encourages folks to reduce driving and surveys show people do indeed cut back on driving when there is an alert. >>> we already showed you records from today. these are some other high temperatures red dots represent record temperatures but tomorrow inland they will be hotter, 101, 102 maybe mor
lounged on the grass. this couple enjoyed ice cream before dinner after returning from virginia. >> it was like 100 degrees then we just got back today and the afternoon we were surprised it was feeling similar to that here. >> i am fine with the heat. it is a lot better than back east. i am okay with it. >> pg&e said it put strain on equipment resulting in power outages in brent wood, walnut creek and san leandro. maureen nail or. >>> the warm weather prompted bay area air quality regulators to have a spare the air day tomorrow. smog and pollution will reach unhealthy levels. >> we've issued spare the air alert to remind people to protect health, car pool, take transit, work from home just try to reduce your time on the road. >> air quality officials say a spare the air day serves two purposes, first lets people know the air is unhealthy and encourages folks to reduce driving and surveys show people do indeed cut back on driving when there is an alert. >>> we already showed you records from today. these are some other high temperatures red dots represent record temperatures but
a 94 state tour this afternoon with a meeting with voters in richmond, virginia. >>> a new field poll shows in california voters give president obama higher marks than voters nationwide. the poll shows 53% of likely california voters think the president is doing a good job. that compares with about 45% of all u.s. voters. still about the same number said the nation is heading in the wrong direction. >>> well, former president jimmy carter plans to resume his book tour today after an overnight stay in the hospital. the 85-year-old developed an upset stomach yesterday on a flight from atlanta to cleveland. family members say he is doing fine but doctors recommended he be admitted to the hospital as a precaution. mr.carter is promoting his new book called white house dairy. >> 5:14. today is the 91st day with no state budget and negotiators say there is still several sticking points to reaching a deal. the governor and legislative leaders cancelled their meeting yesterday. still unresolved issues include a business tax break pushed by republicans, pension reform and school funding. even
staged again in a few minutes at a virginia hardware store. democrats not to be outdone have an event of their own later today rolling out those new provisions of the law that take effect today. college graduates can now remain on their parents insurance until age 26. and patients with major health conditions can no longer be denied coverage. here's both sides talking about it. >> all these things are designed not to have government more involved in health care, they're designed to make sure that you have basic protections in your interactions with your insurance company. >> the american people do not want this bill. they have never wanted it. mr. president, you forced it down their throat six months ago. >> reporter: six months after health reform passes and six weeks before election day, this health reform law still a huge hot button political issue. live in washington. scott mcfarland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> some insurance companies are already finding ways to go around a key element of health care reform. anthem blue cross, cig in will no longer sell individual health care polic
publicity event in about half an hour at a virginia hardware store. democrats meantime today have press conferences of their own marking the anniversary the six month anniversary by announcing new provisions in health care reform that take effect today. college kids can now stay on parents' insurance after graduation until age 26. patients with major health conditions can no longer be denied coverage because of those conditions. we spoke with one u.s. house democrat who voted for the original draft of health reform then voted against the final version. he says the fate of this law remains very much unclear. >> this bill is one that no one really knows the full reprocushions come. >> reporter: a lot of action here in the next hour. we'll keep you posted when we rejoin you in about an hour. live in washington, scott mcfarland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> all right. some health insurance companies are already finding ways to get around a key part of the health care reform that targets children. anthem blue cross will no longer sell individual health care policies covering children here in ca
-- warnings are in effect for parts of the carolinas and southeast virginia. flood watch advisories are in effect for areas of new york, vermont and new hampshire. earlier the storm created death and destruction and a lot of misery in jamaica. at least two people are dead, 12 others are missing after the powerful storm caused massive flooding and mud slides. >>> in new jersey police say a secret sex video apparently caused a rutgers university freshman to take his own life. his family says he jumped off a bridge last week after finding out that a recording of him having sex with another man was broadcast online. his roommate and another classmate have been charged with invasion of privacy. investigators say they used a web cam to secretly broadcast what was happening between the two young men. if convicted both of the suspects could get five years in prison. >>> a memorial service will be held tomorrow for a 13-year-old boy who took his life after reportedly enduring gay taunts. his name was seth walsh. he died on tuesday, nine days after investigators say he hanged himself from a t
sheriff's office says on saturday night, 45-year-old virginia merney was with her husband and friends on a patio boat docked behind her home. her husband said he went to bed leaving her alone on the boat. he said when he woke up sunday morning, he found his wife in the water. the sheriff's office says it appears they were drinking but they don't know if that contributed to the death yet. mixed news for oakland school districts, it's the most improved largest district in california. >>> and a routine police activity ends up breaking up a large i.d. theft ring in the north bay. they can make all the difference for the child who finally solved that math problem... for the student who always dreamed about college... or the debate club that won state. they are teachers and school professionals providing our children the individual attention that means results... working with parents as partners to improve learning... building stronger public schools for all of us. the california teachers association-- giving every child the opportunity to succeed. >>> taking a live look at the board on wal
of the people effected. >>> today the virginia board of supervisors is expected to pass today the san francisco board of supervisors is expected to pass >> supporters of the alcohol tag held a protest in front of the wine store where newsom used to be a co-owner. critics say because of that he should stay out of the alcohol tax debate but newsom says there's no conflict of interest because he's divested all of his wine store properties in san francisco. >>> time now 8:06. sal they need your help this morning. >> well, today is the second day of that new express lane and a lot of people have been e- mailing me and tweeting me about that with their opinions and their comments and suggestions for improvement. i want to show you the maps because i circled the road sensors here on 680 southbound. you can see still very, very slow and some of the other freeways are slow as well. it's one of those things will some people have been humorous about their tweets that they've sent but a lot of slow traffic out there. still some adjustment period for that new express lane. if you look over to the left the
, virginia. house republicans nouncing a plan to -- announcing a plan to repeal the law. they would replace the law, in their words with a set of smaller changes to the system. >>> democrats. the nation's health secretary announcing new provisions. including allowing college students to stay on their parents' insurance, after graduation, until the age of 26. also, prohibiting insurance companies from denying coverage to those with preexisting health conditions. as for the push to help the health care law, republicans have picked up on this issue as a weapon for the campaigns. >> the policies coming out of washington are creating massive uncertainty for job creators on the american people are suffering as a result. >> reporter: republicans are calling their 2010 version of contract with america. it's a pledge to america. and it includes this call to repeal the six-month-old landmark health reform law. live in washington, scott mcfarlane. >>> some are looking for key ways to get around the healthcare reform. anthem blue cross and aetna will no longer sell single insurance policies for childre
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